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ENGL391

Advanced Composition: Tolkien in Oxford

A professional writing course exploring the life and works of J.R.R. Tolkien, professor and author of The Lord of the Rings. 

Terms Offered

Winter 2023

Summer 2023

Winter 2024

Summer 2024

Registration Open: 02/20/2024


Course Details

A professional writing course exploring the life and works of J.R.R. Tolkien, professor and author of The Lord of the Rings. Virtual visits with scholars and experts in Oxford, England, where Tolkien spent much of his life, offer a unique opportunity to learn about the writer's world and the unique intersections between his scholarship and his fantasy. Watch this short video clip to learn more!

The Global Classrooms sections are GC01, GC02, GC03.

Number of credits: 3

How You Will Learn and Work

This is a Global Classrooms Connections Course. This course will include a blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning.

Cultural Connection

Oxford, England, United Kingdom

General Education Credits

Fundamental Studies-Professional Writing

School/College

College of Arts and Humanities

Prerequisites & Restrictions

Students must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement and must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.

Faculty Highlight

Picture of Peter Grybauskas

Tuition & Scholarship

Course costs should be calculated based on the university’s standard tuition and fees for undergraduate students and graduate students.

Students enrolled in winter and summer Global Classrooms courses may be eligible for the International Education Scholarship.

Cancellation and Refunds

Global Classrooms courses follow UMD's Schedule Adjustment policies. 

Questions & Contact Info

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